Tag: Server

Nov 06

How to: Configure Central Certificate Store (CCS) with IIS 8 (Windows Server 2012)

How to: Configure Central Certificate Store (CCS) with IIS 8 (Windows Server 2012) There are a few things you might run across as you try to develop a web farm that has to share SSL Certificates, one of them is the Central Certificate Store. What is CCS? Central Certificate Store or Centralized SSL Certificate Support …

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Nov 05

How to: Resolve error “The Module DLL C:WindowsSystem32inetsrvlogcust.dll failed to load. The data is the error.”

How to: Resolve error “The Module DLL C:WindowsSystem32inetsrvlogcust.dll failed to load.  The data is the error.” This error might be caused for a number of reasons, but generally speaking the resolution is pretty simple. LogCust.Dll is a library used to log custom errors. There are a few IIS components like “Custom Logs” that depend on …

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Nov 01

Resolve: DPM 2012 R2 Installation error “DPM configuration failed (ID: 4081)”

Resolve: DPM 2012 R2 Installation error “DPM configuration failed (ID: 4081)” When installing Data Protection Management on a remote SQL server you might come across a few issues like the running credentials on a SQL server and configuration error 4081. In the first case you are asked to run SQL Server Services under either computer …

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Oct 22

How to: Force Active Directory Replication Between Domain Controllers

How to: Force Active Directory Replication Between Domain Controllers You can use this procedure to force Active Directory replication to occur between two domain controllers on a one-time basis when you want changes to be replicated from the server that received the changes to a server in another site sooner than the site link schedule allows. …

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Mar 19

Why is my Exchange 2013 Server generating a lot of emails from [email protected] and [email protected]?

Why is my Exchange 2013 Server generating a lot of emails from [email protected] and [email protected]? At first I was very worried about this. My servers were sending out some SPAM (forgot to turn on the Sender ID so a few of Non delivery emails were being sent out, whoops) and there had been some port scans detected …

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Mar 14

How to: Use the Certificate Enrollment MMC in the TMG host machine

How to: Use the Certificate Enrollment MMC in the TMG host machine Behavior: When you are using the Certificate MMC snap-in and/or try to perform a certificate auto-enrollment in your localhost/TMG server you’ll most likely run into an error message on-screen that reads ” RPC failure “. If you try requesting a certificate on other computers joined to your …

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Mar 11

How to: Move Mailboxes to another Exchange Server 2013

How to: Move Mailboxes to another Exchange Server 2013 So again, another fun day thanks to the folks at Microsoft (or my karma… I am really debating on that one). For some reason my CAS server stopped working properly and after spending a whole day trying to figure out why I can’t log back in I …

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Mar 10

How to: Manage the Certificate Store on your local machine using the command prompt or PowerShell

How to: Manage the Certificate Store on your local machine using the command prompt or PowerShell It seems that as of late I am playing a lot with certificates in order to authenticate traffic across the network. Some of the most useful shell commands I have found are listed below, hopefully they’ll help you manage your …

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Mar 10

How to: Remotely manage a Hyper-V Server / Enable Firewall exceptions

How to: Remotely manage a Hyper-V Server / Enable Firewall exceptions Unfortunately one of the things you will find out when you install a Hyper-V Server 2012 is that it is completely locked down. You are provided with a very neat utility that allows you to easily perform common tasks like enabling remote management, configuring your …

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Mar 10

How to: Configure Hyper-V Replica using certificate-based authentication (https)

How to: Configure Hyper-V Replica using certificate-based authentication (https) Disclaimer: Before you get too deep into the article I have not been able to do this for a Hyper-V Core Windows Server Installation (the free Hyper-V version you download off of Microsoft). I get the certificate and everything to show up but last-minute it throws and error …

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